SAVE THE DATE!
Monday, October 27
Rally & Sit-In for Climate Justice
Statehouse Lawn, Montpelier
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Get on the Bus from Middlebury!
Speakers! Music! Food! Entertainment!
If you marched for the Climate in New York, Sit-in for the Climate in Vermont!
All across the state Vermonters are organizing to demand an end to new fossil fuel infrastructure and real action to protect our communities from the climate crisis. We know that time is running out to take real action on climate change, so we must rise up to defend our communities!
Join us in Montpelier as we raise our voices to call on the Shumlin Administration to stop the fracked gas pipeline and protect our right to a healthy environment and livable planet.
Direct Action Trainings October 11 and 26 in Burlington
October 18 in Plainfield
Register for Direct Action/Civil Disobedience Trainings Here
PSB Won't Budge on Pipeline, Coalition Calls for Sit-In
October 10, 2014 - A coalition of environmental and social justice groups condemned today’s Public Service Board (PSB) ruling to not reopen the Addison Natural Gas Project Certificate of Public Good, and called for a massive rally and sit-in on October 27 to protest the decision and the Shumlin administration’s continued support of the project.
350 Vermont, Rising Tide Vermont, the Vermont Workers’ Center, and Just Power are calling for the sit-in, which will focus on the Governor and his continued support for the project.
Read more here...
Are you a Vermont Gas Ratepayer?
Most Vermont Gas ratepayers don't even realize they are paying for the fracked gas pipeline because it has never has been itemized on their bills. In the last few days word came out that the estimated cost of the pipeline has gone up by 40% to $121.6 M. Sign here to tell the Public Service Board that they need to re-evaluate the permits in light of the new figures!
Sign the petition
Let Governor Shumlin know Vermonters everywhere say NO to this fracked gas pipeline by signing this petition!!
Sign the Pledge of Resistance
We invite you to pledge, if necessary, to join others in our community, and engage in acts of resistance including civil disobedience and direct action to stop the fracked gas pipeline proposed in Chittenden & Addison Counties.
If you are a landowner who will be impacted by the pipeline route and have questions about dealing with Vt Gas, concerns about how you are being effected or want to connect with other landowners, we want to hear from you.
Please call our Landowner Hotline
or email VT.Landowner.Rights@gmail.com
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Activists organize against pipeline decision
by Erin Mansifeld, Rutland Herald
October 15, 2014
On the heels of a Public Service Board decision not to re-open the case approving a natural gas pipeline, activist groups have announced an Oct. 27 protest on the State House lawn.
Rising Tide Vermont, 350 Vermont and two other groups are organizing the event, according to a statement, and the Rutland Area Climate Coalition will help train a group to send up to Montpelier.
Read more here...
Two Arrested Blocking Construction of Gas Pipeline
September 25, 2014
Two men were arrested today after chaining themselves to pipe being laid for Vermont Gas' fracked gas pipeline. The action took place a day before the Vermont Public Service Board begins a process which could result in the revoking of the permits required for Vermont Gas to continue construction.
Construction was halted around 3:45, and did not resume for the rest of the day. The two men were charged and released.
Read more here…
Direct Action Trainings to Stop the Fracked Gas Pipeline
Saturday, October 18, 11-2
Plainfield Opera House
Sunday, October 26, 4-7
UU Church, Burlington
This fall, Rising Tide Vermont is offering a series of trainings for activists and organizers across the state to provide the tools and techniques needed to defend our communities in the age of extreme energy and climate chaos. These trainings are being offered in the build-up to a day of action to stop the Vermont Fracked Gas Pipeline.
Trainees will learn: